When are you officially pregnant? - Mothering Forums

Forum Jump: 
Thread Tools
#1 of 5 Old 06-30-2008, 02:55 PM - Thread Starter
hedgewitch's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Canada
Posts: 572
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I've taken 2 positive pregnancy tests (count em dp 2!) but 'officially' af is due tomorrow. When can I start feeling like this is real?! I do but dp is a bit nervous and when I hear about chemical pregnancies I get a bit nervous too. I've no reason to think I'm not preggers as my temps are still much higher than usual and I'm not having any af signs.

How far along is everyone else? My due date is March 11th, according to my lmp I am 3wks 5 days and according to ovulation I'm just over 2 weeks.

Thoughts appreciated!

PS I had an m/c last year at just over 10 wks hence dp's caution.
hedgewitch is offline  
#2 of 5 Old 06-30-2008, 03:16 PM
ilovebabies's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 1,305
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I know how you feel! AF was due anytime between Saturday and today so it was strange knowing I was pregnant already. I've never known this early before. I have to say I'm not sure I actually like knowing this early.

From ovulation I would be just a little over 2 weeks pregnant. Of course the doctor's office counts from the first day of your last period so "they" say I'm 3weeks. I'm not though.
ilovebabies is offline  
#3 of 5 Old 06-30-2008, 03:39 PM
javilu's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: California
Posts: 1,741
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 2 Post(s)
I think they consider it a "clinical pregnancy" (rather than a "chemical pregnancy") when it is "diagnosed" by a doctor, nurse, etc., but I know a fair number of people don't have any medical intervention, and they're officially pregnant, too.

I'm 5 weeks today (3 weeks from ovulation and my period is a week late). Except, my LMP was May 28th or 29th. I ovulated on CD 12, though, so I'm going with that.

SAH dissertating mama femalesling.GIF to my sweet little boy (2/2009)
and his rainbow1284.gif baby brother (7/2011)
javilu is offline  
#4 of 5 Old 06-30-2008, 04:22 PM
Devaskyla's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: in my great new home
Posts: 4,693
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Imo, you're officially pregnant when you get a postive test.

mom to all boys B: 08/01ribboncesarean.gif,  C: 07/05 uc.jpg, N: 03/09 uc.jpg, M: 01/12 uc.jpg and far too many lost onesintactlact.gifsaynovax.gif

Devaskyla is offline  
#5 of 5 Old 06-30-2008, 07:21 PM - Thread Starter
hedgewitch's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Canada
Posts: 572
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
It is weird knowing I'm pregnant but kind of being in limbo for a while until I can go to the docs and start the ball rolling. He is going to check on my hcg levels because of my m/c last year, just to make sure all is going well. He told me to go in a couple of weeks after my period is late so I'll make an appointment for next week or the week after. I'll be having an early ultrasound but other than that the first trimester is a bit blah! I'm all excited but don't know where to put it all yet!
hedgewitch is offline  

Quick Reply
Drag and Drop File Upload
Drag files here to attach!
Upload Progress: 0

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Mothering Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off